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  • Waste Management Contracts with Clean Energy to Provide Nationwide Maintenance & Repair Services for Its CNG Fueling Stations

    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) has signed an agreement with leading national refuse company Waste Management to provide maintenance and repair services for its compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations throughout the United States. Clean Energy also provides engineering and construction services, as well as compression equipment through its subsidiary, IMW ...


  • High tech waste vacuum technology, a first for the UK

    For the first time in the UK rubbish can be transported through a system of underground vacuum pipes. The Envac system, in a housing development next to Wembley stadium in west London, does away with kerbside collections and goes underground. Envac is a Swedish-based firm that makes underground vacuum waste collection systems. Sweden has been using this system for 30 years and the system is ...

  • Kiverco unveils its Backbone in Waste Composting

    Two waste and recycling experts have joined forces to protect the environment and create resources for future generations following the installation of a Kiverco waste screening plant at EnVar’s organic waste treatment site in Cambridgeshire. EnVar is the UK's largest waste in-vessel and windrow composting facility and ...

  • Illegal waste operator and company fined £25,000 for illegally dumping waste at a farm near Windsor

    An illegal waste operator and company have been fined for illegally dumping waste at a farm near Windsor. Mr Mark Jones, 49, pleaded guilty at Maidenhead Magistrates’ Court to three offences of causing or permitting the unlawful deposit of waste between August 2006 and December 2010 on rented land surrounding his property at Brayfield Farm, Windsor Road, Water Oakley, Windsor. He was fined ...

  • Flat recycling to go underground with new Finnish waste system

    A Finnish underground waste system by vacuum technology firm MariMatic is set to rival the Swedish Envac system and help encourage residents to recycle from flats. MariMatic may look to the UK to develop the Metro Taifun system that does away with kerbside collections and collects municipal waste using an underground network of vacuum pipes. ...

  • Four Connecticut Municipalities Partner With Covanta Energy for Sustainable Waste Management Services

    Covanta Energy Corporation announced today four new partnerships with Connecticut municipalities for sustainable waste management services. Newington, East Hartford, Guilford and Madison have all signed contracts for services that will include sustainable waste disposal, recycling and composting. Covanta is the largest owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste facilities in North America including ...


  • Government finalises new nuclear clean framework

    In a step designed to protect the taxpayer and provide investor certainty, the Government has set out statutory guidance for new nuclear operators to produce plans for funding the decommissioning of their power stations and managing their radioactive waste. This will enable new nuclear operators to come forward with clear plans to deal with decommissioning and radioactive waste ...

  • Kiverco Host Successful Compact Plant Demo Days for Dealers

    Kiverco’s dealer conference and demo days were a great success with the launch of the exciting, new Compact Plant range. The event, which was well attended by the majority of Kiverco’s European dealers, began at the Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown on Wednesday, with presentations from the sales and marketing team highlighting key details of the compact plant. The afternoon and subsequent ...

  • Enniskillen’s Skip Services Invest in Kiverco Plant

    Established near Enniskillen, Northern Ireland by Declan Leonard in the early 1990s, Skip Services now handles an ever increasing volume of waste for both national and regional companies, A key objective of Skip Services is to offer a comprehensive range of services to their customers, ensuring the business can supply the complete package, whatever their waste requirements. Recognising this, ...

  • Sita and United Utilities compete for South Tyne and Wear contract

    Two final bidders for the South Tyne and Wear waste management contract have been announced. Sita UK and United Utilities are now in the running for the 25-year deal, to develop a facility to deal with 200,000 tonnes of household waste each year and build any associated waste transfer stations. Picked by ...

  • WM and Sony announce free electronics recycling event this month

    To encourage consumers to recycle electronic devices in an environmentally sound manner, Sony Electronics Inc. and Waste Management Recycle America are asking Boston-area residents to take action and recycle their old electronics for free Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. Additionally, the first 2,000 participants to drop off their unwanted electronics will receive a ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • More than 100 tons per day at COOP in Schafisheim (CH)

    At COOP’s new distribution centre in Schafisheim, 30 minutes east of Zürich in Switzerland, it is now time for start-up of the system for processing of packaging materials and waste from COOP’s stores in the catchment area. The baling system that a.a. includes 4 Presona balers has been installed by Hunkeler Systeme AG, Presona´s distributor in Switzerland. According ...


    By Presona AB

  • New National Clean Fleets Partners Build New Roads to Sustainability

    From picking up our recyclables to fixing our cable, vehicle fleets help keep our society running—and an increasing number are doing so sustainably. The Department of Energy’s National Clean Fleets Partnership helps the country’s largest fleets reduce their petroleum use by switching to alternative fuels, adopting advanced technology vehicles, reducing their idling, and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New Plastic PMD System at IMOG, Belgium

    IMOG is an intermunicipal public sanitary authority in South West Flanders. IMOG ensures the integrated waste management for 11 municipalities with well over 230,000 inhabitants. At IMOG’s PMD sorting facility more than 4,000 tonnes/year of separately collected mixed light packaging material (PMD) and PP material are processed. Situation: ...

  • Community Recycling Wins Montgomery County, MD Textile Bid

    Community Recycling, a for-profit recycler of textiles with a focus on reuse, today announced that they held the winning bid as the vendor for textile recycling in Montgomery County, Maryland from April through June 2013. Montgomery County residents, one million strong, can now drop off their reusable clothes, shoes, ...


  • Ground Crews Talk Sense On Generator Maintenance

    Aircraft servicing times are being reduced, enabling more flying hours, thanks to a new fully automatic generator testing station developed by MEL Aviation in Sudbury, Suffolk. A key element in the design of the station is the use of a TorqSense non-contact torque sensor, which can be deployed instantly for high performance acceleration and deceleration tests of aircrafts’ ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • EPA Applauds SCDHEC, Farmers and Landowners for Improving Water Quality in the Enoree River Watershed

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commends the efforts of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), farmers, and landowners for improving water quality in the Enoree River watershed. Two out of six places in the river and its tributaries are now meeting the state’s bacteria water quality standard for the first time since the late ‘90s. ...

  • Make water conservation a priority in the new year

    For many, the beginning of a new year brings the commitment, promise and plan to change one’s lifestyle. Many resolutions are made but difficult to carry out. In the spirit of the new year, California American Water encourages itsVentura County customers to start 2010 out the right way by pledging to cut back daily water use and learn more about water conservation. Making a New Year’s resolution ...


    By American Water

  • Start of 2013 Hurricane Season Spurs Annual Preparation Plans

    It’s a service that, once restored, means things are getting back to normal. Much like electricity for your home or fuel in your car, most Florida residents may take their regular garbage and recycling collection or debris removal for granted. But following a severe storm or hurricane, these services are essential to local recovery. To prepare prior to any fast-advancing storms this ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Gastonia, North Carolina Students Receive Presidential Environmental Youth Award

    Today the White House Council on Environmental Quality, in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded Katie Danis, Mary Hunter Russell, and Grace Wynkoop with the President’s Environmental Youth Award. The trio of students from Gastonia, North Carolina is known as The Pollution Solution team (TPSt).. The ceremony at the White house included 17 teachers and 60 students ...

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